Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) in Breast Tumors

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    Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge
Updated on 4 October 2022
ductal carcinoma
breast tumor


To validate the efficacy and safety of the cool-tip ablation method for breast tumors smaller than 2 cm.


A prospective, phase II-III study, which will include a series of cases of 30 patients. The hospitals involved will be Bellvitge University Hospital and Hospital del Mar.

Efficacy was evaluated according magnetic resonance image and biopsy of the breast 1 month after the procedure.

Patients will be followed up over a 2-year period to assess cosmetic results, short and long-term complications and possible recurrences.

Condition Breast Cancer Female
Treatment Cool-tip electrode for Radiofrequency Ablation
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04389216
SponsorHospital Universitari de Bellvitge
Last Modified on4 October 2022


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Inclusion Criteria

Infiltrating ductal carcinoma according the biopsy of the breast
Tumor visible by ultrasound, smaller than 2 cm
Located > 1 cm from the chest wall and the skin

Exclusion Criteria

Personal antecedents of breast cancer
Multifocality or intraductal carcinoma
Lobular infiltrating carcinoma
Neoadjuvant therapy
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